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botanical name:
Skimmia japonica 'Highgrove Redbud'
Skimmia japonica 'Highgrove Redbud' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.20m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Female clone with leathery, glossy deep green leaves. Small white flowers open in spring from the overwintering pinkish red buds. Very freely produced shiny red berries.

Humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in dappled shade.

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